Hyde Name Origins.

The name "HYDE" is derived from the hide, a measure of land for taxation purposes, taken to be that area of land necessary to support a peasant family. In later times it was taken to be equivalent to 120 acres .
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Monday, 14 October 2013

Godley Hill and Walls










Pictures From 1938



3 comments:

Gerald (SK14) said...

a marvellous set of prints

Chris Han said...

Simply awesome, thank you Tom.

I know a lot of people who work and have worked at Walls' over the years, my mother was there for 30 years.

I can't wait to show them these photos.

Chris Han said...

I've really enjoyed looking over these aerial photos of the old Walls', and I think it's an interesting fact that not a single brick of the 'old' factory, that we see in these photos, still stands today.

The current 'new' factory is situated where the field is (first picture, top left quarter).
I believe expansion of the factory began in the 1950's through to the 1960's.